SINET CISO/Risk Executive-only session

Geopolitical Matters Impacting Cybersecurity: Preparing For the Unexpected

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 | 8:30am – 9:30am PT / 11:30am – 12:30pm ET

Cyber risks have evolved from information stealing and “hacking” events to indispensable nation-state intelligence collection and the impact of asymmetric warfare. Today’s CISO must be more attuned to geopolitical events to not only understand the potential threats to their organization but also to their key enabling partners to include supply chain, critical infrastructure (e.g. – Communications, Energy, Finance, etc). This discussion will review current world events with a focus on Europe, the Middle East and Asia; the geopolitical escalation “triggers” CISOs need to be aware of; and, the situations when unrestricted cyberwarfare may be seen as an appropriate means to achieve national interests.

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Robert Rodriguez
Chairman, SINET and Venture Partner, SYN Ventures

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Larry Zelvin
EVP, Head, Financial Crimes – Cyber, Fraud, Physical Security and Crisis Management
BMO Financial Group

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Brian Harrell
VP & Chief Security Officer


Alex Stamos
Chief Trust Officer